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KCSO investigating death of female inmate at Lerdo Jail

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Posted at 10:21 PM, Dec 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-27 01:24:57-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Kern County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a female inmate at Lerdo Jail Saturday night.

According to KCSO, deputies responded to the jail and began an in-custody death investigation at about 5 p.m.

It is unclear how the woman died and whether she was held with other inmates at the time.

According to KCSO, more information will be available soon.

Please check back for updates.